Clypping Norham Church

Sunday 4th October saw the remarkable spectacle of over 150 people embracing the 850 year old Norham St Cuthbert’s Church. This ancient ceremony called “Clypping” is achieved by all participants holding hands whilst encircling the whole church building. Quite an achievement for a church as large as St Cuthbert’s! A little ingenuity was required at […]

Norham 850 Fair

This year’s Norham Church Fair was special and more lively than some recent years. With an official opening by the High Sheriff of Northumberland, Lucy Carrol, the 850 Fair kicked off with a resounding and specially composed trumpet fanfare played superbly by two young players. Well, an 850 year Anniversary is rather special, so sound […]

Daniel Laidlaw VC the Piper of Loos Remembered

Piper Daniel Laidlaw VC was remembered on Sunday 31st May 2015. There is a Commemoration Service in Norham every year on the Sunday nearest the anniversary of his death. This year’s service marks not only 65 years since his death but the 100th year since his courage at the Battle of Loos (September 2015) earned […]

2015 Salmon Fishing Season Blessing

Following an old tradition the start of the Tweed Salmon fishing Season was given a blessing on Sunday 1st February. The short service conducted by Rob Kelsey, Vicar of St Cuthbert’s Church Norham took place on the river bank at Pedwell Landing. The event drew a small crowd and following the Blessing an angler dressed […]

Norham — A Caring and Thoughtful Village

The following message recently arrived in our mailbox: “I cannot express my gratitude personally to each and everyone of you that cared for my Auntie after her accident and the kindness and good wishes since. She is my ‘special’ person and you all treated her as though she is your own. I am proud that she lives […]

Vintage Tractor Rally raises £2,000

The “Vicars & Tarts” Vintage Tractor Rally held in September raised an amazing £2,000! !    Many thanks to all who participated in this event and the many generous sponsors. £1,000 has been given to RABI and the other £1,0000 has been equally divided between the Parish Churches of Norham, Cornhill, Carham, and Branxton.